Before judgments are published, many courts make them available online as Unreported judgments, sometimes referred to as medium neutral citations.
Significant cases that reflect important points of law are published in law reports. These can either be:
Cases may be published in multiple law reports.
Citation hierarchy in order of preference:
Use an abbreviations guide to find out the full title of the report series:
Then search for the law report series in FiNDit. If the library subscribes to the series, follow the link to the database to access the PDF of the case.
Use secondary resources such as books, journals, commentaries and encyclopaedias to find cases on a particular area of law.
Use Case Citators to help locate judgments when you:
Case Citators provide: